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Catholic Prayer: Novena for Church Unity


This novena prayer, although short is sufficient. It would be better of course to add, if time permits, three Hail Marys or say five times the Our Father, Haily Mary and Glory be to the Father, or to use some of the many well-loved novena prayers from other sources. Remember that prayers must be said with the lips in order to gain the indulgences. This novena starts on January 18 and ends on January 25.


O Lord Jesus Christ, who said unto Your Apostles, "Peace I leave with you, My peace I give unto you," regard not our sins, but the faith of Your church, and grant unto her that peace and unity which are agreeable to Your will, who live and reign, God, forever and ever. Amen.

O Lord, increase in us the faith.

500 days. Plenary, under usual conditions, if said daily for a month. S. Pen., Apr. 15, 1935.

My God, unite all minds in the truth and all hearts in charity.

300 days. Pius X, May 16, 1908.

Prayer Source: All Day With God by Blanche Jennings Thompson
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